20 fascinating images of Vietnam

The Girl & the Elephant – This image of a little M’nong girl was taken in Dak Lak Province, in the Central Highlands. It’s from the same series as the photo chosen for the cover of Conde’ Nast Traveler.

Photography Life Magazine recently posted 20 fascinating images of Vietnam taken by four photographers on its website in a piece entitled Visions of Vietnam – 4 Photographers, 4 Styles. Circle of Dreams – A young woman naps in a round boat woven from bamboo on Vietnam’s central coast, near Phu Yen. The locals say the round shape allows for easy manoeuvrability when fishing in shallow coastal waters. A Room with a View – The endless rice terraces of Hoang Su Phi are … [Read more...]

Museum displays fight for sovereignty

Battered: An exhibition goer examines pieces of Viet Nam's coast guard ships rammed by Chinese vessels on display at the ongoing display Hoang Sa and Truong Sa Islands - Viet Nam's Sovereignty.

VietNamNet Bridge - Adjusting his glasses, Nguyen Huu Thao peers closely at the large stained and rusty pieces of coast guard ships on display at the entrance to an exhibition hall of the Viet Nam Military History Museum (VMHM). The 70-year-old resident of Dong Anh District on the outskirts of the capital city was visibly angry. … [Read more...]

Event: Zo Paper Party

Sat 28 Jun 2014, 3 - 11 pm Chez Xuan 41, lane 76, An Duong, Tay Ho, Hanoi It is our pleasure to invite you to join us for the ZO PAPER PARTY on the 28th of June. We recommend you to arrive early so you can enjoy all our workshops, exhibitions and concerts. It was nearly a year ago we founded Zo project. Without the passion and motivation of its members and collaborators we would not be writing this invitation. There are so many people to thank and blessings to count. So, in some ways, this … [Read more...]

Exhibition “No Regret for the past, no project on the future, there is only Today”

Opening: Sun 22 Jun 2014, 6.30 pm Exhibition: 22 Jun - 12 Jul 2014 Zerostation 12 the 43rd alley (at the back of Nguyen Thi Dinh elementary school), Lam Van Ben st, Dis 7. HCMC You are invited to the exhibition "No regret for the past, no project on future, there is only today", the project "My city" by the artist Bang Duong. This exhibition also includes a sound work and an interactive photography. The exhibition is curated by Truong Minh Quy and Phan Minh Tuan (Liar Ben). The … [Read more...]

Photo Exhibition “The Story of Lotus Flower”

Exhibition: 20 - 29 Jun 2014 Korean Cultural Centre 49 Nguyễn Du, Hà Nội Tel: 39445980 You are invited to the exhibition entitled "The Story of Lotus Flower" which features 41 photos by Lee Sang Bok on the subject of the Korean lotus flower. This exhibition will focus on the beauty of Korean lotus flower in four seasons, in addition to photos of familiar lotus flowers in Vietnam. Lee Sang Bok works as a teacher at the Korean International School in Hanoi. However, he has a passion for … [Read more...]

First “Boîte” contemporary art project in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has been chosen as the first country hosting the "Boîte" contemporary art project outside French territory. A photo by MiR Grabe in "Boite" project. "Boîte" is the project to use a box sized 2m x 2m x 2m as a mean to convey the author's art purpose. This art project was launched in 2009 in Marseille. In the Vietnam-France Year (2013), Audi Vietnam, Saigon Domaine and T3 Architecture have brought this project to Vietnam with the participation … [Read more...]

Artist shows respect for General Vo Nguyen Giap in unique way

VietnamNet - Like other Vietnamese people, Nguyen Minh, a painter in Bien Hoa city, the southern province of Dong Nai, has expressed his love and respect for General Vo Nguyen Giap in his own way. After spending years collecting 8,800 photos of the revered General, Minh put them together into General Giap’s portrait, measuring 1.2 metres wide and 1.6 metres long. “I have nurtured the dream of making a large portrait of the General for a long time. The portrait was finally completed … [Read more...]

VNA exhibits General Giap’s life and career images

Nguyen Phuong Mai couldn't take her eyes off a black and white portrait of General Vo Nguyen Giap in a green soldier's hat. "I feel so close, warm and moved," the native Hanoian said. "It really touches my heart. Later today, I will take my 10-year-old son here so he can understand more about the General." The portrait is among 50 photos depicting the life and career of the legendary General Giap that are on display in front of the Viet Nam News Agency (VNA) headquarters at 5 Ly Thuong … [Read more...]

Vietnam and beautiful moments

VietNamNet Bridge – Lang Co, An Giang, Lam Dong, Nha Trang, Soc Trang, Bac Lieu ... appear with the enchanting beauty. Join us to "admire" the beauty of Vietnam through the lens of photographer Hoang Nam. An Giang water and waves. Sunset in the Mekong Delta. Checking the net at dawn. The girl on the monkey bridge. Throwing nets. Young girl rows a boat. Climbing up palm trees to collect fruits. Fishing by fishing net frame in … [Read more...]

Beautiful childhood moments through the lens of photographers

VietNamNet Bridge – 70 photos about children by 21 photographers touched the viewers in the opening of the photo exhibition titled “Childhood” in HCM City on August 18. Celebrating 15 years of operation, the Gia Dinh – HCM City photographic artist association has introduced artworks with the theme "Childhood," with 70 photos by 21 members. The exhibition opened on August 18 at the HCM City Photography Association, 122 Suong Nguyet Anh, District 1, HCM City and will close until August … [Read more...]